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Re: [Re: [RE: Reptile-Bird-Dinosaur-Penis Connection]]



Pharris Nicholas J <pharrinj@plu.edu> wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 11 Apr 1999 archosaur@usa.net wrote:
> 
> > True, but we also see reverse size dimorphism in chelonians as well.
Females
> > turtles tend to be larger than males, and turtles have penises (or is that
> > peni?) too.
> 
> Well, if you really want to be pedantic about it, it's penes.  (Words that
> end in -is never take -i as their plural).
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Ah yes, thanks for the clear up. Penes, like hemipenes. Funny, I've made the
association before, but it never seems to stick.

All the more reason why I never contemplated becoming an english major.

Archosaur J 


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